Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

11 Performance Physical Ed. 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Andrew Scaife.


Merit grades in; 

Alongside a minimum of achieved grades in; 

All the above are completed in 10PE1. 

OR HoD approval

Students will attend 11PF1 4 hours per week. The lessons will consist of both practical and classroom based learning where they will be introduced to concepts to help understand;

  • How movement is integral to hauora. -
  • How participation in movement enriches our lives.
  • How we develop diverse capabilities through movement.
  • There are diverse ways of understanding movement contexts and the moving body.

These concepts will be taught through the following units of work -

  • Apply movement strategies in an applied setting. The applied setting will be Ki O Rahi. 
  • Biophysical impacts on performance. This involves investigating human anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology in relation to Disc golf.  
  • Socio-cultural impacts on participation unique to NZ Aotearoa. This involves students exploring a range of physical activities and discussing the various impacts of society on their participation levels and choices. 
  • Applying strategies to demonstrate kotahitanga. Through a variety of class selected contexts students will have the opportunity to demonstrate interpersonal skills contributing to kotahitanga (unity).



Physical Education


12 Performance Physical Ed. 1, 12 Sports Leadership 3

Career Pathways

Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Zookeeper, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building and Construction Labourer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Flooring Installer, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Sports Coach/Official, Driller, Fencer, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Model, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Parking Officer, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Secondary School Teacher

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11PF1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $40